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French Riviera (Cote d'Azur)

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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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  • Perfect Apartment for 2

    "We really enjoyed our stay at this studio apartment in Montmarte. It has all the modern conveniences including a washing machine. Grocery store and bakery right at the bottom of the stairs and the Metro right across the street from that. It was a nice, quiet building. We saw one other person the entire time we were there. It has a pull out sofa buts it's not the "metal bar in your side kind". It was very nice. Owner left detailed instructions for everything we needed to know. The only thing I would like to have had was a bath mat of some kind outside the shower. Great place. We'd stay there again"
    Guest: James B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Best Location in Paris

    "If you ask the locals, they will tell you the Latin Quarter is the best location to stay in Paris. Suite Florence is certainly in a great spot in the Lating Quarter. A small, quiet side-street right off of two much busier streets filled with cafes, restaurants, and grocery stores. You can easily walk to Notre Dame, the Louvre, Ille Saint-Louis, etc. If you don't feel like walking, at the end of each street you have a subway station. Additionally, you have a bike stand ON your street 50 yards from the apartment, so you can jump on a bike and ride anywhere in the city using the easy Velib biking system for 8 euros per week. The owner Florence is also very easy to deal with. Making the reservation was smooth, and she lives next door in case you need anything. Leaving the refrigerator stocked full upon our arrival was very much appreciated! There is a reason ALL of her reviews are 5 stars. Book at Suite Florence and you will not regret it!"
    Guest: Greg S. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 25, 2014
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  • Fantastic place for a family holiday.

    "This is a really fantastic location for a family holiday. The accommodation and facilities are even better that the description, which cannot adequately describe the charm and character of this incredible old building and it's surroundings. Yet the fittings and equipment, particularly in the kitchen, are modern, comprehensive and cover all requirements - I have never seen so many different ways to make a cup of coffee!!! Christine is a charming and welcoming hostess with a real determination to do all that she can to make your visit as enjoyable as possible, yet is never intrusive. The swimming pool has everything that you could possible need, particularly for children. The only possible way to improve this accommodation would be to add a toilet to the en-suite bathroom, but that is a minor niggle compared to the overall facilities."
    Guest: Edward G. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • A quiet base to explore Paris from.

    "My Family (2 adults and a 5 and 7 year old), spent a week in this apartment, and it was perfect. The neighborhood is quiet (away from tourist crowds), but close to bus and metro lines that can have you at the major attractions quickly. There are multiple grocery stores in walking distance, as well a parks and playgrounds that our kids enjoyed. The apartment is small, but still gave us enough space to have privacy. The beds are quite comfortable. The kitchen was just right for cooking small meals, or putting together lunches to take with us a we explored the city. The owners were very kind and considerate. They made setting up our reservation straightforward and easy, and provided a helpful information packet at the apartment. If we find ourselves back in Paris, then we would be thrilled to stay at this property again."
    Guest: vanessa c. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
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French Riviera (Cote d'Azur) Travel Tips

The French Riviera is the Perfect Vacation Destination

The French Riviera, also known as the Côte d'Azur, has all the glitz and glamor you could ever hope for. It is rivaled by few places on earth which makes it one of the truly magical and inviting vacation destinations of all time. Situated on the French coast of the Mediterranean Sea, the Alps protect the area from the harsh inland winds while the sultry Mediterranean’s warm gentle breezes draw you in. This dreamland makes French Riviera villas the perfect escape from the daily grind of your real life. Once you stay here, you will never want to go home!

When to Book French Riviera Accommodations

The summer months on the French Riviera, particularly July and August, can be stifling hot but crowded as well. If you want to avoid throngs of tourists and other vacationers, the summer is not the best time to go. Furthermore, you will find that prices are higher during this peak season as well. June and September are the ideal months to plan on booking French Riviera vacation rentals simply because the weather is gorgeous and the prices are right. It is important to know the vacation habits of the locals before you plan your trip as well. From mid-July throughout August, almost all of France is on vacation, so that may pack the roads, rentals, and beaches. You will also want to watch out for May with all of its church holidays as many main attractions are closed.

French Riviera Helpful Travel Tips

As you plan your trip to the French Riviera, knowing how to get in and around is a key element of having a successful vacation. If you plan to fly in, the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is probably your best bet as it sits between Antibes and Nice. There are frequent flights between major cities across the globe and Paris which is then only an hour flight to Nice. The train is also a possibility as Nice is a major crossroads for trains arriving from Paris, northern French cities, and Italy. The Côte d'Azur line is also pleasing to tourists as it affords many great sights along the way. Taking the bus or having a rental car allows you to penetrate deeper into the smaller villages and backcountry spots throughout the region. If you plan on visiting the lesser traveled paths, these may be your best bet. You will be able to get a bus schedule easily from any travel agent or from the bus depot itself. Be sure to rent your car from one of the main rail stops.

Talking the Talk

Because much of the region makes its living through some form of tourism or another, many people will have no problem speaking English, especially in the most popular tourist areas. You may also find that many of the waiters and managers speak English natively or fluently but it would not hurt to try your best at French. Service is always better when you try the native language.

Staying Safe

Staying safe on vacation is always a main concern and the French Riviera is no different. Though Monaco lodging is very safe, the rest of the region has a reputation that challenges personal safety. Petty crimes such as pickpocketing, car theft, and burglary are all too common. Just do your best to avoid being a victim by staying aware of your surroundings, locking the door to your French Riviera accommodations, and not flaunting your valuables.

Things to do and See

The French Riviera is famous for St. Tropez, Monaco and the Cannes Film Festival. But there are plenty of lesser known attractions for you to enjoy. Have you thought about visiting the perfumeries of Grasse, the glass-blowers of Biot, or the perched quaint villages of Eze and Gourdon? Stepping into these areas will make you feel as though you have stepped into a living Picasso painting. Filled with mountain scenery, beach views, and everything in between, the French Riviera allows for a chic, energetic, and unforgettable vacation every time you visit.

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